Krista Coffell of Hoxie High School goes over the bar at a recent meet. Coffell will compete in the 3A state meet in the girls pole vault and the triple jump. Jacob Henson also qualified for the state meet in the boys pole vault event. The state meet is scheduled for Thursday at Green Forest High School.
Submitted Photo ~ Kayla Coffell
Hoxie athletes advance to state
Two Hoxie track athletes qualified for the 3A State Track Meet scheduled for Thursday at Green Forest High School.
3A-3 district meet
Krista Coffell of the Lady Mustangs track team took high point honors with 33 points at the district meet on Friday at Earle. Coffell won the pole vault competition with a height of 11'10" and placed second in the triple jump with a distance of 31'2". She will compete in both events at the state meet.
In boys competition, Jacob Henson took first place in the pole vault with a height of 12'.
Kelsey Moody of the junior girls track team earned two first-place medals at the junior district meet. Moody took top honors in the pole vault and the 800-meter run.
The Hoxie track team competed in the Arnold Relays on April 22 at Paragould.
Coffell finished first in the girls pole vault with a vault of 11'6". Henson finished third in the boys pole vault with a height of 12'.